Obituaries

Marshall Barnes Pope

May 1, 2017


Veteran
Marshall Barnes Pope June 5, 1934 – May 1, 2017 Marshall Barnes Pope, 82 of Wilson passed away Monday. His funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  Entombment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Park, ...

Hugh M. Flowers

April 29, 2017

Hugh M. Flowers July 3, 1932 – April 29, 2017 Hugh M. Flowers of Lucama completed his life’s journey on Saturday, April 29, 2017. Hugh was born on July 3, 1932 to Meakie T. and Ellen W. Flowers. Upon graduation from East Carolina in 1956, H...

Ruth Johnson

April 28, 2017

Ruth Johnson January 19, 1936 – April 28, 2017 Ruth Johnson, 81, passed away Friday. A graveside service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Sunday in Evergreen Memorial Park. The Rev. Tim McFatter will officiate. The family will receive friends ...

George Lawrence Wagner

April 28, 2017

George Lawrence Wagner December 31, 1944 – April 28, 2017 George Lawrence Wagner, born December 31, 1944, in Washington, DC, died April 28, 2017, in Wilson, NC. He was a devoted husband for more than 50 years to Claudia Jean (Jeannie) Wynne Wag...

Donald Robert Felts

April 19, 2017

Donald Robert Felts October 26, 1950 – April 19, 2017 Donald Robert Felts, 66, of Elm City passed away Wednesday. His funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Elm City United Methodist Church, Elm City.  Interment will follow...

Juanita Childers Thomas

April 24, 2017

Juanita Childers Thomas February 17, 1930 – April 24, 2017  Juanita Elizabeth Childers Thomas, age 87, died on Monday, April 24, 2017. She was born on February 17, 1930 in Smithfield, North Carolina to the late Reverend William Paul and Addi...

Brian Alan Breedlove

April 21, 2017

Brian Alan Breedlove December 20, 1961 – April 21, 2017 Brian Alan Breedlove, 55, of Middlesex passed away Friday, after an extended illness. His funeral will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  Interment will follow in...

Faye Finch Williams

April 22, 2017

Faye Finch Williams July 9, 1933 – April 22, 2017  Faye Finch Williams, 83, of Bailey passed away Saturday. Her funeral will be conducted at 7 p.m. Monday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesda...

Penny Ida Boykin Coleman

April 20, 2017

Penny Ida Boykin Coleman July 24, 1918 - April 20, 2017   Penny Ida Boykin Coleman, 98 of Sims passed away Thursday. Her funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Healthy Plains Primitive Baptist Church, Sims.  Interment wi...

Johnny Ray Jobe

April 21, 2017

  Johnny Ray Jobe February 23, 1961 – April 21, 2017 Johnny Ray Jobe, 56, of Wilson passed away Friday. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Bailey Baptist Church, 6646 Deans Street, Bailey.  The Rev. Jim Hales, Rev. E...

Michael Todd Varnell

April 16, 2017

Michael Todd Varnell February 24, 1964 – April 16, 2017 Michael Todd Varnell, 53, of Wilson passed away Sunday. His graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson.  The family will receive friends at the ...

Robert Bruce Riley, Sr.

April 13, 2017

Robert Bruce “Bob” Riley, Sr. September 19, 1938 – April 13, 2017 Robert Bruce “Bob” Riley, Sr. of Rocky Mount went to be with the Lord Thursday, April 13, 2017 after months of declining health. He was a faithful husband, a wonderful f...

Alan Wayne Kersey

April 12, 2017

Alan Wayne Kersey February 15, 1944 – April 12, 2017 Alan Wayne Kersey, 73, of Wilson went to be with his Heavenly Lord and Savior on Wednesday. His funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  Interment ...

David Wrenn Roberson

April 9, 2017

David Wrenn Roberson July 13, 1965 – April 9, 2017 David Wrenn Roberson, 51, passed away Sunday from cancer in Vidant Hospice at Greenville Medical Center on April 9, 2017. The son of Frances Wrenn Roberson and the late Wallace Reid Roberson, h...

Ervin Ray Durham

April 11, 2017

Ervin Ray Durham July 8, 1934 – April 11, 2017 Ervin Ray Durham, 82, of Wilson passed away Tuesday. His funeral will be conducted at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  A graveside service with military honors will be hel...

Inez Jenkins Anderson

April 9, 2017

Inez Jenkins Anderson July 29, 1934 – April 9, 2017 Inez Jenkins Anderson, 82, of Wilson passed away Sunday. A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Evergreen Memorial Park. The Rev. Stewart Milton will officiate The ...

Annette Ferrell Franks

April 6, 2017

Annette Ferrell Franks September 4, 1964 – April 6, 2017 Annette Ferrell Franks, 52, of Black Creek passed away Thursday. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Monday at Black Creek United Methodist Church. Interment will follow i...

Kristine D Willis

April 8, 2017

Kristine Dow Willis January 4, 1950 – April 8, 2017 Kristine Dow Willis, 67, of Stantonsburg passed away Saturday. The family will receive friends 5-7 p.m. Monday at the Home of John and Cindy in Stantonsburg. Kristine is survived by her...

Julianne Anderson Rice

April 6, 2017

Julianne Anderson Rice September 4, 1941 – April 6, 2017 Julianne Anderson Rice, 75, of Kenly passed away Thursday. Her funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. A private burial will be held for...

Henry E Glover

April 5, 2017

Henry Earl Glover July 29, 1943 – April 5, 2017 Henry Earl Glover, 73, of Wilson passed away Wednesday. A private service will be conducted. Earl is survived by his daughter, Kristy Glover; son, Michael Glover; his grandson, Brandon, and hi...

Hazel Askey

April 4, 2017

Hazel Askey November 16, 1940 – April 4, 2017 Hazel Askey, 76, of Nashville passed away Tuesday. Arrangements are by Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Condolences may be directed to Joyner’s Funeral Home at www...

Mary Anne Neitzelt

March 31, 2017

Mary Anne Neitzelt January 22, 1945 – March 31, 2017 Mary Ann Neitzelt, 72, of Wilson passed away Friday. A celebration of her life will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Saint Therese Catholic Church, 700 Nash Street Northeast, Wilson.  Rev...

Patricia Ann Cook

March 24, 2017

Patricia Ann Frazier Cook January 12, 1943 – March 24, 2017 Patricia “Ann” Frazier Cook, 74, of Wilson passed away Friday. A celebration of her life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Daniels Chapel Free Will Baptist Church...

Barbara Ann Taylor

March 25, 2017

Barbara Ann Taylor September 2, 1943 – March 25, 2017 Barbara Ann Taylor, 73, of Black Creek passed away Saturday. A celebration of Barbara’s life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Watson Grove Free Will Baptist Church, 8712 Watson Grove C...

Jeffery Scott Murray

March 27, 2017

Jeffery Scott Murray November 15, 1966 - March 27, 2017 Jeffery Scott “Jeff” Murray, 50, of Wilson passed away Monday at his home surrounded by family and friends. His funeral will be conducted Saturday at 10 a.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home,...